O who is it like the mighty one

O who is it like the mighty one

Author: David M. Moir
Published in 16 hymnals

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Oh, who is like the Mighty One,
Whose throne is in the sky?
Who compasseth the universe
With his all-searching eye;
At whose creative word appeared
The dry land and the sea:
My spirit thirsts for thee, O Lord,
My spirit thirsts for thee!

2 Around him suns and systems swim
In harmony and light;
Before him, harps angelic hymn
His praises day and night.
Yet to the contrite, night and day,
In mercy turneth he:
My spirit thirsts for thee, O Lord,
My spirit thirsts for thee!

3 Yea! though his works are infinite,
His power upholds them all;
He clothes the lilies of the field,
And marks the sparrow's fall.
Who listens to the raven's cry,
Will bend his ear to me:
My spirit thirsts for thee, O Lord,
My spirit thirsts for thee!

Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #64

Author: David M. Moir

Moir, David Macbeth, was born at Musselburgh, Jan. 5, 1798. After attending the medical classes in the University of Edinburgh, he settled down as a doctor in his native place. In June, 1851, he went to Dumfries to recruit, but died there, July 6, and was buried at Inveresk, Musselburgh, July 10, 1851. His poems, selected and edited, with a memoir, by Thomas Aird, were published in 1852, in 2 vols., as The Poetical Works of David Macbeth Moir. He marked his graver contributions to Blackwood's Magazine with the signature "Delta" or Δ and in the number for August, 1832, there appeared "Devotional Melodies by Delta." These were three in number:— 1. Return, once more return, O wanderer. 2. O who is like the Mighty One. 3. How pleasan… Go to person page >

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Down at the Cross #d240

Happy Greetings to All #d190

Hymnal of the Evangelical Church. Word ed. #d583

Hymns of Victory, Parts 1 and 2 #d188

Our Church and Revival Songs #d78

Our Cumberland Presbyterian Hymnal #d249

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Songs of Pilgrimage #1404

The Book of Worship #d404

The Choralist #d272

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The Manual of Praise for Sabbath and Social Worship #19

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The Sabbath Hymn and Tune Book #179b

The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d828

Tidings of the Cross #d172

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New Manual of Praise #15

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Songs for Social and Public Worship #351

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The Voice of Praise #64

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